The price of the US dollar in Peru opened lower on Wednesday, while attention is focused on the midterm elections in the United States and a couple of days before inflation data is known in that country.
The exchange rate operates at S/ 3,915 per dollar, a decline of 0.89% compared to the close of the day on Tuesday, according to the Bloomberg agency.
So far this year, the greenback accumulates a decline of 0.95% compared to the last price of 2021, at S / 3,991.
On the other hand, in the parallel market or the main exchange houses, the dollar is bought at S/ 3.90 and sold at S/ 3.94, according to data from the portal cualestaeldolar.pe.
Most of the currencies of Latin America closed with gains, taking advantage of the weakness of the dollar at a global level, with attention focused on the midterm elections in the United States and a couple of days before inflation data is known in that country.
According to the Reuters Agency, Americans voted in the midterm elections, which will determine whether the Democrats lose control of Congress and, with it, the ability to promote President Joe Biden’s agenda in the next two years.
The dollar fell on the session as rising German bond yields strengthened the euro, but a strong consumer price index reading later this week could reverse the currency’s decline.
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